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About this blog: A longtime newspaperman, I have been editor of the Pleasanton Weekly since it was launched Jan. 28, 2000. I was a reporter and Neighborhood News editor at the Chicago Tribune for 13 years, and previously a reporter for the Advance...  (More)

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State housing push revives need for East Side planning
Sep 12, 2017 7:26 pm
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Two years ago, the City Council halted the planning of development on Pleasanton's largely empty 400-acre East Side. Given the state's current determination to force... More
Sandia’s new portable detector keeping public safe from radiation
Sep 5, 2017 2:10 pm
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Given the numerous toxic and possibly radioactive sites now contaminating Houston and its flooded communities, rescuers can now turn to a newly-developed tool called... More
Local leaders applaud PPIE, new school superintendent
Aug 28, 2017 10:53 am
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PPIE -- the Pleasanton Partnerships in Education Foundation -- has become a vital organization for raising funds and public appreciation for local schools, and its... More
Weekly honored for contribution to Rotary scholarship program
Aug 22, 2017 10:00 am
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The Pleasanton Weekly was honored last week for its Gold Level sponsorship of Rotary’s Father’s Day Spirit Run, an annual event that this year raised... More
Rotary: Doing good in Pleasanton
Aug 14, 2017 8:40 am
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The Rotary Club of Pleasanton has awarded 12 Pleasanton high school students scholarships totaling $31,950 with another $3,000 in scholarship funding given to three... More
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Central Oregon population is soaring with former Californians
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